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  1. Narrative Gravity

    Conversation, Cognition, Culture

    By Rukmini Bhaya Nair

    In this elegantly written and theoretically sophisticated work, Rukmini Bhaya Nair asks why human beings across the world are such compulsive and inventive storytellers. Extending current research in cognitive science and narratology, she argues that we seem to have a genetic drive to fabricate as...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Conceptualizing Metaphors

    On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia

    By Ivan Mladenov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The enigmatic thought of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914), considered by many to be one of the great philosophers of all time, involves inquiry not only into virtually all branches and sources of modern semiotics, physics, cognitive sciences, and mathematics, but also logic, which he understood to be...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Survey of English Spelling

    By Edward Carney

    Published at a time when literacy and spelling are issues of topical concern, A Survey of English Spelling offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date overview of this important but hitherto neglected area of the English language. The text brings together a vast body of knowledge, both...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Broken English

    Dialects and the Politics of Language in Renaissance Writings

    By Paula Blank

    Series: The Politics of Language

    The English language in the Renaissance was in many ways a collection of competing Englishes. Paula Blank investigates the representation of alternative vernaculars - the dialects of early modern English - in both linguistic and literary works of the period. Blank argues that Renaissance authors...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Linguistics, Anthropology and Philosophy in the French Enlightenment

    A contribution to the history of the relationship between language theory and ideology

    By Ulrich Ricken

    Series: History of Linguistic Thought

    Linguistics, Anthropology and Philosophy in the French Enlightenment treats the development of linguistic thought from Descartes to Degerando as both a part of and a determining factor in the emergence of modern consciousness. Through his careful analyses of works by the most influential thinkers...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Arabic Rhetoric

    A Pragmatic Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Arabic Rhetoric explores the history, disciplines, order and pragmatic functions of Arabic speech acts. It offers a new understanding of Arabic rhetoric and employs examples from modern standard Arabic as well as providing a glossary of over 448 rhetorical expressions listed in English with their...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser, Paul van den Broek

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Grammar of Autobiography

    A Developmental Account

    By Jean Quigley

    This is the first book to bring together four distinct literatures--functional linguistics, child language, narrative development, and discursive psychology. It is an outgrowth of the historical relationship between psychology and linguistics, especially the post-Wittgensteinian "turn to language."...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Dialects of Italy

    Edited by Dr Martin Maiden, Martin Maiden, Mair Parry

    This book makes accessible the major structural features of the dialects of Italy and emphasises the importance of a detailed understanding of the dialects for issues in general linguistic theory. Selected contents include: * Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Lexis * The Dialect Areas *...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Talking Criminal Justice

    Language and the Just Society

    By Michael J Coyle

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    The words we use to talk about justice have an enormous impact on our everyday lives. As the first in-depth, ethnographic study of language, Talking Criminal Justice examines the speech of moral entrepreneurs to illustrate how our justice language encourages social control and punishment. This...

    To Be Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge